27 May '11, 12am

Octopus tips United to beat Barca (via ST iPhone App)

Octopus tips United to beat Barca (via ST iPhone App)

Iker forecast a United win in the Champions League by choosing to eat a sardine from a glass cylinder decorated with the club's crest instead of one from a cylinder with Barcelona's crest at the Sea Life Aquarium in the southern resort of Benalmadena. -- PHOTO: REUTERS BENALMADENA (Spain) - IKER the 'psychic' octopus has predicted Manchester United will beat Barcelona to be crowned club champions of Europe in Saturday's final in London. Iker forecast a United win in the Champions League by choosing to eat a sardine from a glass cylinder decorated with the club's crest instead of one from a cylinder with Barcelona's crest at the Sea Life Aquarium in the southern resort of Benalmadena. Barca need not worry though, as Iker last month wrongly forecast the Spanish club's arch-rival Real Madrid would make the Wembley final. The 16kg cephalopod from the Pacific, named after Real ...

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